January 20, 2021

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  • January 20, 2021
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • January 20, 2021
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

U.S. and Japan to bring back bottom-up diplomacy under Biden

  • January 20, 2021
  • , Nikkei Asia , 7:09 a.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Japan urges S. Korea to propose solution to wartime issue

  • January 19, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 4:55 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Biden ponders the trans-Atlantic option to press China

  • January 19, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
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INTERNATIONAL

Editorial: Trump leaves a ‘negative legacy’ for the United States and the world

  • January 20, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:06 p.m.
  • English Press

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Iranian envoy comments on relations with U.S. 

  • January 19, 2021
  • , Mainichi evening edition
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INTERNATIONAL

ECONOMY

METI expert group to analyze shortage of electricity

  • January 20, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 9
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Make efforts for stable electricity supply through broad cooperation

  • January 20, 2021
  • , The Japan News , 12:49 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Japanese companies skeptical of zero emission goal

  • January 19, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:56 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Funding law for areas home to nuclear plants eyed for renewal

  • January 19, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:55 p.m.
  • English Press

ECONOMY

Nippon Steel restarts blast furnace in Eastern Japan

  • January 19, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 8:49 p.m.
  • English Press

SECURITY

High levels of toxic fluorine detected in groundwater near Kadena

  • January 20, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times
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SECURITY

Editorial: Tokyo must tell U.S. to halt dicey low-flight drills in Okinawa

  • January 20, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 12:42 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

Kantei’s top security official bids farewell to NSA O’Brien

  • January 20, 2021
  • , Nikkei digital
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POLITICS

Govt. to set up special body for variant cases

  • January 19, 2021
  • , NHK WORLD
  • English Press

POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on January 19, 2021

  • January 20, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Gubernatorial election that foretell fate of Suga administration

  • January 17, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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POLITICS

GOJ plans to submit 63 bills to Diet session

  • January 16, 2021
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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POLITICS

Commentary – Vaccination minister: Reward or punishment for Taro Kono?

  • January 19, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

POLITICS

Editorial: Suga’s policy speech gets an ‘F’ on pandemic, other points

  • January 19, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 4:05 p.m.
  • English Press

POLITICS

OPINION POLLS

Survey shows young people “less supportive of PM Suga”

  • January 18, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 3
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SCIENCE

Vaccines not prerequisite for Tokyo Olympics: gov’t spokesman

  • January 19, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 11:04 p.m.
  • English Press

SCIENCE

Japan plans to start vaccinating general public against COVID-19 in May

  • January 20, 2021
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
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SCIENCE

Kono to face challenges as minister in charge of vaccination

  • January 20, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
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SOCIETY

Shizuoka Pref. issues emergency alert over new coronavirus variant

  • January 19, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 4:39 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Okinawa to issue own Coronavirus state of emergency

  • January 20, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 7:06 a.m.
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SOCIETY

Extensive analysis needed in variant-hit Shizuoka: Minister

  • January 19, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:59 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Pandemic casting shadow over Tokyo Olympics again

  • January 19, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 9:30 a.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo Metropolitan’s three hospitals designated as COVID-19 treatment centers

  • January 14, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 34
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SOCIETY

Access denied: Virus third wave forces hand of Japan’s medical system

  • January 19, 2021
  • , The Japan Times
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Tokyo Police arrest 2 Chinese over NTT Docomo e-money hacks

  • January 19, 2021
  • , Jiji Press , 6:38 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

COVID-19 bills to impose fines, prison terms for noncompliance

  • January 19, 2021
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 6:15 p.m.
  • English Press

SOCIETY

Cartoon: He’ll need a bigger spray bottle

  • January 17, 2021
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 14
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SOCIETY

Infographic: Status of gov’t indicators for COVID-19 in Tokyo (Jan. 19, 2021)

  • January 20, 2021
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 1
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SOCIETY

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